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Chrononautic Exxon
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Tasks / The Speed Of Time

Accelerate or decelerate an aging process.

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In the zone of: Chrononautic Exxon

Terms: time, speed

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posted by Flea on September 28th, 2008 1:10 PM


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posted by Flea on September 29th, 2008 11:37 AM

Rate of time flow is found by dividing the amount of time that has passed by the amount of time perceived to have passed, and is measured in seconds per second (s/s or 1).

Or is it the other way around..?

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posted by HKEY_Current _User on September 29th, 2008 7:55 PM

Now when you say "decelerate an aging process" do you mean that carbon dating should reveal something being younger than it should be? Or can I just stick some stuff in a freezer and say it stayed fresher for longer?

You know what'd be cool? Making a Twinkie rot in twenty-four hours.

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posted by GYØ Ben on October 4th, 2008 3:16 AM

And Mother Nature would be like "SLOOOOWWWW DOWN"

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posted by Flea on October 4th, 2008 8:53 AM

And you'd be like "FUCK YOU"

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posted by One Million Lemmings on October 4th, 2008 11:51 AM

And you'd kick her in the face with your ENERGY LEGS!

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posted by Raizekiel Malbrandt on December 30th, 2008 3:01 AM


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posted by Mr. Stackhouse on January 2nd, 2009 5:03 PM

I was in Kenya once.
Walking on a tightrope, while holding a baby that I had to get to the other side.
Can YOU play all twelve major scales? I DIDN'T THINK SO.

posted by Raizekiel Malbrandt on January 15th, 2009 5:49 PM


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posted by Quatters on September 5th, 2009 6:23 PM

Does it need to be a living item?
If something inanimate has a lifespan, and you increase or decrease it is it ok?

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posted by Palindromedary on September 18th, 2009 2:22 AM

At every chance I get I explain that Bananas undergo explosive radioactive decay, and in fact come up as a 5 under a Geiger counter. Bananas release ethylene gas, and, if placed in a brown paper bag with other produce, will cause them to decay more quickly. So in a small way I enable about 3 people to do this daily. As will come to a disappointment to fellow hypocrites, telling someone to do something is not the same as doing it.

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posted by Kattapa on July 14th, 2011 9:56 AM

If only I still worked in a lab. Liquid nitrogen is always cool.


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The Speed of Time by Teeth Beetles February 18th, 2009 11:15 AM

Insects and other ectotherms live their life cycles based on the ambient temperature. As such, they don't measure age in the same chronological way that endothermic animals (like humans) do. Their life cycle is measured in degree days, how much ambie...

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The Speed of Time by rongo rongo October 17th, 2008 10:05 PM

During the last three weeks, I spent some time on Easter Island as a volunteer archaeology assistant. The idea was to make a small contribution to decelerating the aging process of information loss and artifact damage. At the same time, I inadvertent...

15 + 57 points :: 6 comments :: 19 votes
The Speed of Time by Sam Archer May 16th, 2012 11:00 AM

Anyone who's seen an old penny or the Statue of Liberty is familiar with what happens to copper as it ages. It changes colors. This is the result of copper reacting with stuff in the air to form what's called "verdigris", one of a handful of beauti...

15 + 52 points :: 5 comments :: 12 votes
The Speed of Time by Sardonicus Tweed April 26th, 2009 6:39 PM

Cryogenic stasis. Why? FOR SCIENCE! My life would be so much easier if there were a way to indefinitely store fruit. So I tried. Notes The specimen had broken down slightly, due to ice crystals breaking through the cell walls. It still would work exc...

15 + 42 points :: 6 comments :: 13 votes
The Speed of Time by Endive Breakfast July 20th, 2009 7:33 AM

vrooom on a yamaha, chromed out 11 hundred, what i'm doing, gettin money, what we doinGETTIN MONEY For this task, I decided to employ temporally-disruptive pickling alchemy (vinegar, salt, chiles, garlic) to rapidly decelerate the aging of 1lb of shi...

15 + 41 points :: 4 comments :: 11 votes
The Speed of Time by Ink Tea October 9th, 2008 5:47 PM

There are many things folks here on SF0 know about me. I love words, I love photographs, I love pirates, I love citrus, maybe even that I love bikes. But there are also some things that my day-to-day friends know about me that have yet to make it t...

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The Speed of Time by Narg Talia April 30th, 2010 11:59 AM

I have an irrational fear of aging. I feel at 23 I have already past the prime of my life. I used to work with some guys that would say how girls are only hot until they are 21, making me slightly crazy about my own age. I have been getting gray hai...

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The Speed of Time by Ty Ødin May 5th, 2011 3:21 PM

Mud Daubers are remarkable insects. They kill spiders , have a wicked sense of style, daub mud and slow down their bodily systems when they get cold, like most insects do. Armed with this knowledge I froze a mud dauber and used my body heat to revi...

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The Speed of Time by Dennis Carwyr August 11th, 2010 7:18 AM

Well, why not do both? "Cryogenics: The art of freezing something alive, then thawing it at a later date. Very similar to a TV Dinner" - "Welcome to Omega Flats" The first thing I did was to take a container of yogurt: put a cellulose manual h...

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The Speed of Time by Sarah February 7th, 2012 7:47 AM

Here is the exact opposite (and much more interesting, I think) of the "cryogenic preservation of a banana." For this task, I SPED UP, rather than SLOWED DOWN the aging process of a banana. If you put a banana in a warm place (just in the sun takes...

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